Our History

At the Skin & Beauty Bar – Moorpark’s premier aesthetics office – our board-certified, skin care providers have over 60 years of medical practice treating patients throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties.  The Skin & Beauty Bar is 100% owned and managed by dedicated Moorpark residents with extensive experience in aesthetics and plastic surgery to localize the cosmetic treatments that so many in our community drive hours to obtain.  We think you should age at your own pace near your own place.

Amanda Jensen, M.S., PA-C

Amanda Jensen, M.S., PA-C, earned her undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University and completed physician assistant training at Western University, graduating with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2003.  Amanda is board-certified by the National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the State of California.

Amanda enjoys all areas of dermatology including general, pediatric, surgical, and cosmetic & laser dermatology.  Her particular interests include skin cancer screenings, surgical procedures, and cosmetics.  Before founding the Skin & Beauty Bar in 2017, Amanda spent over 15 years practicing clinical and cosmetic dermatology in Westlake Village and before that she spent a year at the Las Vegas Skin & Cancer Center where her scope of practice included skin cancer treatment, mole evaluations, and other rare dermatologic conditions.  She is also a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and remains highly active and current on dermatological trends by visiting multiple industry and corporate events around the US throughout the year.

Amanda and her husband enjoy snowmobiling and wine tasting.  They live in Moorpark with their two kids along with their two cats, Joey and Scooter.

Crystal Trigger, M.M.S., PA-C

Crystal Trigger, M.M.S., PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant who completed her graduate degree in Medical Science and Physician Assistant studies from Stanford University School of Medicine in 2015.  She participated in a three-year apprenticeship with Amanda Jensen, PA-C to master her facial rejuvenation craft.  Additionally, she has over five years of urgent care and primary care experience that enables her to easily identify and address any complications or emergencies should they arise. Her greatest passion is helping women from her hometown feel and look their best.

Crystal is a Moorpark native where she and her husband live with two mini Australian Shepherds and two cats.  They enjoy playing board games and ping-pong, traveling the world, and camping at local beaches.


Dr. Yuly Gorodisky graduated in 2001 from the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001.  He completed seven years of training by finishing residencies in General Surgery as well as Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.  After residency, Dr. Gorodisky completed extensive written, oral and clinical certification testing and is board certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.  He is licensed by the State of California.

Dr. Gorodisky is known among his peers as a careful and broad thinking physician who is diligent in keeping up with academic advancements in his field. He is also known for the high standard of care and safety he provides for his patients.  Dr. Gorodisky is much attuned to his patients’ needs, taking the time to listen to their concerns and requests before he makes his professional recommendations. His goal is to provide the best possible outcome for each patient using his many surgical skills, procedures, and treatments. The secret to his success as a plastic surgeon is based on the pride he takes in his work.

Dr. Gorodisky and his wife enjoy traveling and the arts.  They live in Moorpark with their two kids.


Dana Brennan, RN completed her bachelor’s degree in Science of Nursing in 2009 from Loma Linda University.  After college she worked in our local Emergency Room for ten years before spending a few years travel-nursing across the US.  Dana is recognized as a Certified Emergency Nurse as well as a Stroke Certified Registered Nurse.  She is from this area and passionate about helping women to feel empowered in their own skin.

She and her husband live locally and are raising two small children.  They enjoy going to parks and watching cartoons in bed on the weekends.


Kimberly Novak, RN, earned her undergraduate degree in Business Management Economics from the University of California Santa Cruz and earned her Registered Nurse degree from Moorpark College.  She is board-certified by the Board of Registered Nursing and licensed in the State of California.  Kimberly also works as a critical nurse at Providence Cedars-Sinai hospital, which has benefited her to see a variety of patients and address complications should they arise in an aesthetics setting.  Her absolute favorite thing is seeing her patients happy and confident about how they look and feel.

Kimberly currently lives in Simi Valley with her husband and one kitty fur baby.  She enjoys running half-marathons in between camping trips and wine tasting excursions.